February 29, 2024
Graduate student Brandon Coy has been selected for James Webb Space Telescope time for their proposal "Searching for Signatures of Surface-Atmosphere Interaction on a Small Planet in its Magma Era". Brandon will lead transit spectroscopy observations of exoplanet HD 207496 b to be carried out later this year or early 2025. Co-investigators on Brandon's proposal include Geophysical Sciences Associate Professor Edwin Kite, and Astronomy & Astrophysics Professor Jacob Bean and postdoctoral fellows Michael Zhang and Rafael Luque. Congratulations Brandon!
February 20, 2024
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Sunyoung (Sunny) Park on being awarded a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship! Sunny will receive a two-year fellowships in the amount of $75,000 to further her innovative seismology research.
February 15, 2024
"The creation of the Henry Hinds Laboratory in the mid-’60s was one visible effort toward this unification: an entryway that forced the perspective of unified earth sciences. Duckworth’s involvement was initiated by the newly formed department’s chair, mineralogist Julian Goldsmith, SB’40, PhD’47. "